007: NASM OPT 2011: The Evolution of Integrated Training L/

Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Session Format: Premier Seminar

This special offering includes real-life, practical application tips from the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s (NASM) powerful Optimum Performance Training Model™ (OPT™). We will target programming for clients who are interested in corrective exercise, weight loss and mixed martial arts athletic performance.

1. Corrective Exercise for Pain-Free Movement presented by Eric Beard, MS
Explore the movement impairments that occur as a result of chronic pain and repetitive injury and learn how to incorporate specific techniques that will help clients to manage, and possibly eradicate, pain and injury. Delve into functional anatomy and experience NASM’s corrective exercise four-step process for powerful results.

2. Innovative Programming Strategies for Weight Loss presented by Rick Richey, MS
In this segment, the trainer will get vital information on how to progress and regress exercises to match a client’s needs, as well as explore some creative programming options that seamlessly combine “go-to” proven techniques with hot new trends in metabolic training“giving your client the best advantage to realize their fitness goals.

3. Mixed Martial Arts Training for Weight Loss and Athletic Conditioning presented by Tony Ambler-Wright, MS
Mixed martial artists (MMA) are some of the most fiercely-conditioned athletes on the planet. Come learn how NASM conditions top MMA athletes with the patented OPT™ methodology and how to safely infuse your clients’ workouts with these fun and results-oriented techniques. Walk away with several options for conducting workouts worthy of a world-class mixed martial artist.

1-hour lunch is on your own.

Approved for 0.8 NASM CECs.

By Tony Ambler-Wright, MS, Eric Beard, MS

Tony Ambler-Wright, MS

IDEA Author/Presenter
Tony Ambler-Wright has been a Master Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) s... more less

Eric Beard, MS

IDEA Author/Presenter
Eric Beard, MS, is a senior master instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine for which ... more less